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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 70 70 Browse Search
Frank Frost Abbott, Commentary on Selected Letters of Cicero 12 12 Browse Search
J. B. Greenough, G. L. Kittredge, Select Orations of Cicero , Allen and Greenough's Edition. 6 6 Browse Search
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M. Tullius Cicero, Letters to Atticus (ed. L. C. Purser) 4 4 Browse Search
E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill) 3 3 Browse Search
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M. Tullius Cicero, De Officiis: index (ed. Walter Miller) 2 2 Browse Search
M. Tullius Cicero, Epistulae ad Familiares (ed. L. C. Purser) 2 2 Browse Search
M. Tullius Cicero, Letters to and from Quintus (ed. L. C. Purser) 1 1 Browse Search
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E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill), Date of birth and of death. (search)
date of the year of Abraham 1930 (= B.C. 87) Jerome says, Gaius Valerius Catullus scriptor lyricus Veronae nascitur, and under that of 1960, or, according to some MSS., 1959 (= B.C. 57,or 58), he says, Jerome, Chronicles of Eusebius Catullus XXX. aetatis anno RomaB.C. 57,or 58), he says, Jerome, Chronicles of Eusebius Catullus XXX. aetatis anno Romae moritur . There is nothing to contradict Jerome's date for the birth of the poet, but unfortunately for our belief in his entire accuracy, a number of the poems of Catullus were clearly written later than B.C. 57, - some of them at least as late as the end of the year 55 B.CB.C. 57, - some of them at least as late as the end of the year 55 B.C., or the beginning of the year 54 (e.g. cc. 11, 29, 53, 113). Jerome is, therefore, certainly wrong about the date of the poet's death, and hence about at least one of the two other statements, the date of his birth and his age at death. The only scrap of evidence from other so